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Raw & Amazing Photos Of 1950s Hong Kong

During the 1950’s & 60’s, Acclaimed photographer Fan Ho took pictures of the nitty-gritty life in streets of Hong Kong. The pictures are so raw and honest, they can take you back to that point in time and let you feel how it was really like to live in 1950’s Hong Kong. These photos and many more were published in his book “Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir“. Enjoy.

1950 Hong Kong
 
1950 Hong Kong

Although Hong Kong has been returned to Chinese control in 1997, during the 1950s it was still under British rule. The British took back control of Hong Kong in 1945, ending a Japanese occupation during the second world war.

1950 Hong Kong
 
1950 Hong Kong

It is amazing to think how Hong Kong has changed in the last half century, from these humble buildings to the titan of commerce it is today, with huge skyscrapers reaching up to the heavens.

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1950 Hong Kong
 
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1950 Hong Kong
 
1950 Hong Kong
 
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